|Insight: Paula Poundstone / Gary Hart / A.S. Byatt / John McCutcheon|
Paula Poundstone - Paula Poundstone started in stand-up comedy 30 years ago and quickly made a name for herself for her pithy observations of daily life and for her inclinations to dress in suits and ties. Over the years, she has done HBO specials, written an autobiography and a column for Mother Jones magazine and is a regular participant in NPR's Saturday morning quiz show, "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me." Today on Insight, you'll meet Poundstone and hear about her new CD...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Paula Poundstone; Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me; Gary Hart; nature photography workshops; A.S. Byatt; Children's Book, The; John McCutcheon; folk musician; David Watts Barton
|Insight: Skimpy snowpack / Amy Dickinson / Jez Lowe|
Skimpy snowpack - The California Sierra Nevada snowpack is low right now - just 29 percent of normal. Find out from the Department of Water Resources and the National Weather Service how this skimpy snowpack will affect the state and if it's part of a larger pattern. Amy Dickinson - Syndicated advice columnist Amy Dickinson is speaking in Lodi this week at the Kaiser Permanente's 11th Annual Celebration of Women’s Wellness event...
Keywords: California; Sierra Nevada; snowpack; Department of Water Resources; National Weather Service; Amy Dickinson; Ask Amy; Women’s Wellness event; Jez Lowe; folk musician; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Radical fundamentalism / Marcos Breton / Andrew McKnight|
Radical fundamentalism - Why do some people turn to radical politics and religion? Today on Insight, Imam Mohamed Abdul-Azeez, the religious leader of the SALAM Islamic Center in Sacramento tells you about the root causes of Islamic Fundamentalism. Marcos Breton - We check in with Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton about some issues facing the region. Andrew McKnight - Virginia folk musician Andrew McKnight is touring California...
Keywords: radical fundamentalism; politics and religion; Imam Mohamed Abdul-Azeez; SALAM Islamic Center; Marcos Breton; Sacramento Bee columnist; Andrew McKnight; folk musician; live performance; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Doping Update / Seasonal Flu / Capitol Chat / The Taste / John McCutcheon - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Doping Update - Lance Armstrong didn't flinch--and didn't lie--coming clean about the fact that he has used performance enhancing drugs and techniques in all seven of the Tour de France races he has won. On the phone with us to talk about this is James Raia, a longtime sports and cycling writer. Seasonal Flu - This year's flu season is not only off to an early start around the country but it's been called "particularly severe" by the Food and Drug Administration...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Lance Armstrong doping admission; James Raia, sports writer; flu season; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; Taste, The; Adam Pechal, head chef and owner, Tuli Restaurant Group; John McCutcheon, folk musician; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / Brown's Budget Plan / Community College Proposal / John McCutcheon - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
The Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Brown's Budget Plan - Gov. Jerry Brown released a record high budget of $113.3 billion...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; The Political Junkie Goes West; Ken Rudin; Brown's Budget Plan; Gov. Jerry Brown; record high budget of $113.3 billion; Chris Hoene, executive director of the California Budget Project; Community College Proposal; Janet Napolitano, UC President; President Barack Obama; John McCutcheon, Folk musician; 1914 Christmas Truce of World War I
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Ski Season Without Snow / MLK March and Diversity Fair / John McCutcheon - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio Reporter Katie Orr will talk about Gov. Jerry Brown's drought proclamation that many agencies and organizations have been waiting for. There will also be a discussion on unemployment numbers and prisons. Ski Season Without Snow - We're heading into one of the most lucrative weekends of the year for ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada. Unfortunately, it's a dry, warm year...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr; ski season with no snow in the Sierra; Andrea Young: Senior Managing Director, Bear Valley Ski Resort; Andy Wirth: President and CEO of Squaw Valley Holdings; Lincoln Kauffman: General Manager of Donner Ski Resort; Bill Rock, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Northstar, with additional oversight of Heavenly and Kirkwood; Sierra ski resorts; Martin Luther King Jr. 33rd March for the Dream and Diversity Expo, Sacramento; John McCutcheon, folk musician; studio performance